All writers craft their work carefully and by this point you will be finishing your own revisions. Next you will want share it with knowledgeable friends – writer’s groups are a good support network. Wise Publications offers a free read-thru by our in-house professional editors.
This a gentle, arms-length critique with some helpful suggestions. Usually it’s a few things that were unclear or missed and the overall quality is improved by letting an outsider give things a careful once-over. Almost all of our authors use this service before publishing their final manuscript and we seem to do about one a day around here.
But it’s nonfiction where we are often asked to assist with memoirs, inspirational, histories, & theology. Many people have a good story to tell but are not experienced writers. Partnering with us could make your text a better read which improves your book and increases sales. The final polished manuscript is yours of course, and usually about half of our suggestions are taken.
A 150 page book might cost about a $200 fee to catch inconsistencies in style guide, proofreading, grammar, proper punctuation and commas. Next, we see a lot of copy editing, word choices, syntax, and style & character development. Our goal is an error-free body of work that has been thoroughly double-checked, but is still in the writer’s voice.
Wise Publications also offers indexing, permissions, footnotes, fact checking, and scientific notation. Let’s discuss your needs and start by looking at a selected chapter for a sample editing fee estimate. Our professional wordsmiths can help clearly communicate the authors’ intent.